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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 12, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Lethbridge, Alberta. Wednesday, June 12,1912 Number 155 SEGREGATED AREAS ARE PLAGUE * � ' Presbyterian Church Will Fight Privileged Recognition of a Curse Edmonton, June -At (lie session of the General Assembly, Rev. Dr. Shearer, In the course of a vigorous address, declared that so long us h-e lived, he would never give un the fight against the social evil in Canadian cities/ Other forms of evil demanded the serious attention of the church, hut this was the most secret and* most Insidious and the most deadly. A series of resolutions, dealing with various phases of the moral reform, was adopted �y tne Assembly. " The Assembly turned from the con-sideiatlon of routine matters to the discussion of fundamental questions of morals, and many delegates spoke on the great issues between good and �v|l. Rev, Dr. Grant declared that the new policy of the church on social service and evangelism was going to lead the denomination to an entirely new view of religious activity. He declared that the questions cf the county and the city were, at bottom, Identical, tie said that the church must solve the city problem to save its own life, and that the 'work'would not be done by the efforts of the clerics, but by the combined efforts of every individual... Dr. J. G. Shearer, secretary of the Board of Social Reform and Evangelism, spoke of the fight against various 'forms of moral evil. Speaking of the social evil, he said, that he was always able to count without reserve, on the steady support of the General Assembly in the struggle witti this terrible ;evil, but that even if he eould not do'so. he would count It hjsyduty before God to keep up the light until there was not a city in Canada, where there was a colony of law-protected,ci^lniinal vice. Reference was' made to 'the condition1 which had existed in. Winnipeg, and a tribute of resppct *as pai > >  : > �> ?>? > � - * > ANGLICAN ATTACK Winnipeg, Man., June 11.- ? Addressing the Anglican ? Synod of Rupert's Land, which ? opened in Winnipeg today, Right Rev. Tliorneloe, Bish- Would Like Pro and Con of Gas Franchise Thoughtfully Discussed A meeting of the Business Men's Protective association was held last op of Algoma, made an attack *r evening in the office ot the secretary on church union. Ait the most '- one mile and a half north-east of j  Regarding the state of the boule-Ranicy post office, and about 22 miles. v'ards at present from lack of water north of Tahcr. I the meeting decided to take the mat- 1). W. Coulter drove^fw.p~fcpresent-"*ter up at once with the civic author-atives of the company out this morn- ities to ssc that more effective mea-ing, and the news followed them in sures are taken to kceP tne grass -this evening. It is reported that the l'roper shape and to prevent it burn-price-paid was around $20.00 per inS UP- acre, spot cash. Grading' at Barney } TI'e matter of the organization of lias besn in progress about two a provincial association was taken up weeks, and several more outfits :ircand it was the consensus "of opinion on the way. LAWYERS THREATEN TO GO ON STRIKE Rome, June IS.-The lawyers oi Milan have declared a general strike to licgin on Monday as a pro I est against the disorganized state of the local courts. Thoy complain that the courts are located in unsatisfactory, dilapidated and overcrowded buildings, also that the local hoard of health has become almost impossible owing to the ridiculously small number of judges, magistrates and other ofl'cers. Similar strikes are threatened at Genoa and other cities, and 1 lie government probably will be forced to rush through a bill dealing with the matter in the present session. i-that such an organization would be, an excellent thing for the retail merchants of the province and in order to further the matter a meeting of all the"retail merchants of the province will he held in Calgary on .July 2nd, at which the Lethbridge Business Men's Association will be represented. No definite action was taken as .it was thought besh to hold the matter over until the monthly mreetirig on June 19th, when aiinore representative gathering of business men would be on hand to deal thoroughly with the matter and appoint delegates to attend the convention in Calgary. The street paving question was not dealt with in any shape or form, there being neither discussion nor pronouncement. The Herald has the authority of a prominent member of the association to make the state-1 meat that the street* paving con-! tracts were not mentioned in counec-St". Thomas, Out., June 11.-The 1 tiou with the business of the meet-counting of ballots cast in London ing. Methodist conference revealed an' ov-j-- eiwhelining majority in favor of j M. H. 0. FOR MOOSE JAW church union. Of 3,508. qualified vot-j Mooge , Sask., June 12.-Dr. crs on the official roll 3,141 voted Cnarlea G_ Sutherland, of Hamilton, "yes." OE the membership over eigh- j 0nt., has been appointed medical su- ROSS RIFLE WON. "" . ALL.'THE EVENTS Ottawa, put.,.. June 11.-The Departmentof Alllitia has *&en advised that the Ross m-ike of rifle and ammunition, won every event at the Eng lish .Eighty club meeting, and also tiie Long Range club's cup on > May> 25. A score of li at one thousand yards, and 75 at eleven hundred yards, out oi" a possible 75 was made. A world's record was also made when Colonel Blood'put. on a score of twenty-seven consecutive bulleyes at eleven hundred yards METHODISTS ARE STRONGLY UNION RIGHT LEG CUT OFF, LEFT FOOT AMPUTATED ONE MAN, ONE V0TE#ILL Asquith Promises Electoral Reform of Outstanding Significance London, June 12/T-Preniier Asquith announced in the. lifause, of Commons yesterday that a franchise reform bill would be introduced^at an early date. The bill, as drafted.jjwill.give one man one,vote, on a short residential qual-ifiqaiTonr-'wlth ithe simplest possible form of registration; the latter being at the public expense.. The clause, fixing-all the elections on one day may be added. The ^official woman suffrage amendment!:to the bill can-noit be forthcbmtag|juntii the bill is printed; There wiltyprobably be seme limitation- regarding women voters. The matter is/Slikely to . cause trouble. V � > Miner Fell Off Freight Train With Probable Fatal Results A Finn employed at Number 3 mine met with a shocking accident this morning where in some unaccountable manner he fell between the cars of a way freight en rouge' to Cardston on which he had been; riding. The ! unfortunate man had 'his right leg cut off above the knee while his left foot was almost cut'off. The suffer-! er was brought to the, city on a hand car and-on its arrival' medical Vaid was called but .not. being available at the time the police balled the fire fire department, who's got the flrsfc chance of rendering first aid to the injured. The C. P. R. physicians subsequently arrived on the scene and after a hasty examination the poor fellow was rushed to the' hospital where he was placed under an anaesthetic, while the doctors attended to bis injuries. The peculiar thing about the accident is that none of tbe crew of the freight train appeared to have seen the unfortunate man tall as It was not until the train had passed on some distance that he was discovered in his helpless condition. He has a chance for recovery. He does not speak English and Bis name was not available today. teen years, there were 2,655. qualified voters and 2,315 voted "yes." perintendent of Moose Jaw city hospital. ROOSEVELT MEN TO HOLD BIG MEETING Part of Campaign to Win Over Uninstructed Delegates- Barnes Talks Platform-Cummins Men Are Active VANCOUVER JUSTICE Vancouver, B.C., June 12.- Frank Nelson and William Dawson, arrested last night for robbing and brutally assaulting John Larson, pleaded guilty this morning, and were sentenced to ten years and twenty lashes. Chicago, 111., June 12.-Positive information as to whether Col, Roosevelt would come to Chicago to look afit-er his own interest before the work of deciding the contesting delegation is finished by the Republican National committee, was sought today by both his own workers and those favoring President Taft. The success of the Roosevelt workers yesterday in gaining one contested seat gave rise to the report that the former president would come, while many of his own workers claimed to have been assured that he would not bo here. Other Roosevelt workers declared that they were certain he would be here By Friday night. On that night a mass meeting will be held by Roosevelt followers, and many maintained that the candidate would be the principal orator. At this meeting strong protests are promised against the action of the national committee in seating some of the TaSl delegates in the contests. ALBERTA JWlL HELP FRANK PREPARED TO CONTRIBUTE TOWARD NEW TOWN ALONG WITH DOMINION' 'v Calgary, June 12.-The province of Alberta will give $20,000 toward assisting the people of Frank in moving to a new: townsite if the Dominion government will give $30,000 for that purpose. . * Hon. Malcolm McKenzic and Hon. A. J. McLean came up from thc south and lion. Mr. Mitchell , came down from Edmonton for ths purpose of meeting the premier on his return from Winnipeg lo discuss this question, which has been so strongly urged by a number of boards of trade and town councils. It was decided that as the revenue from the mines are collected and retained by the Federal government, the larger responsibility was on them and thai, the provincial government would give 10 per cent, of a $50,000 grant if the Dominion government gave the balance. LOST NO TIME IN ACCEPTING IT RESIGNATION OF BRITISH CABINET MINISTER WAS ARRANGED BY WIRELE8S London, June 12!-Lord Loreburn'B resignation as Lord High Chancellor, and Lord Haldanc's acceptance of the place were arranged . by wireless, which isr-probabj^ the first time that such an event was cdncTOoted in that manner. Premier Asquith was cruising in the Mediterranean when Lord Loreburn wrote resigning his post, and his letter was "transmitted -.by wireless. In a similar way'arrangements were concluded -with Lord Hal-, dane by wireless to-;takft.the vacant place. It.was generally-"expected some months ago that > Premier Asquith himself would succeed Lord Loreburn. if the latter could be prevailed upon to retire, which, according to the gossips, he stubbornly refused to do because of a personal feud witl$ the premier. The conditions, are now different. Mr. 'Asquith considers it his duty to'the Liberal..party to retain his premiership and Lord Loreburn had no objection in resigning so long as it was not in favor of Mr, AS-quitli. Mr. Asqutth's resignation to tave the Woolsack would be likely to cause a great deal of excitement among the Liberals, among whom there is no agreement as to his successor. * KING GEORGE - 12.-King * George, at the Royai Agricul- 4� * tural Show, at Guildford, * prize of the Shorthorn Society ' * best two-year-old heifer. *  WHERE ARE LETHBRIDGE Disgraceful Doings in the Officially Recognized Segregated Area "The next illicit booze seller' who comes before me will get: nine months in jail without tbe option of a fine." This was the ultimatum issued today by A. E. Humphries, J.P./-. who. expressed himself very forcibly to the Herald concerning the present disgraceful conditions whereby. young boys, ranging from 15 years of age up are being supplied with liquor in the red light dis'trict of this city. , A week ago the father of one of the boys, who, with other lads/i hafc',been drinking until'all hours in the;-haunts ot ill fame, came to Mr. Hunjnbrifes and registered.a very> b^^Mm-plalnt. The matter Is a>, �Brioup; ;on�/ and the sooner {he evil Is^jBjd out the better. At the present utmf'and, indeed, for some tlnTg�aj^^;.yoiufc of this city have beett^^�Uiti^'% regular booze orgies in "in*' neighborhood of the point. One,-,woman7-ne it said to her credit, refused to supply the boyB with liquor! but this did not do good, as at the next house they, visited, they got all they wanted, it now seems as if it is up to the authorities to get busy and prevent the appearance of boys in a district from whence no good can ever com*. ROOSEVELT IS SURE TO WIN At Least That is the View Expressed by Kansas Governor Chicago, III., June 22.-Governor �� Stubbs of Kansas, returned to Roose- , veil headquarters today from a conference with CoL Roosevelt. and de- ; clared his belief that the republican ' convention will place Theodore Roosevelt .at the head of the ticket. "I Dr.. Atherton, of Washington, sec-, r rotary of the national republican lea- : gue began preparations for the bien- 1 Hial convention of the league next Tuesdays "v G. W. Johnson, of California, ar?:.-rjyed today and went at once io-'the; !; coliseum to take part in the hearing of the California contested delegation.? . Leaders in both Roosevelt and ^aft camps vigoro sly denied "compromise ' candidates" rumors, which have been :> circulated in hotel lobbies and othei �. places. Governor Stubbs and Mt>. . Borah declared there was. no -viikeii-hood of comRrofRise and insisted that?' it wwajBfiMti*. finish^ - r � iy'cTLaylin, Taft leader to' Ohio,' Governor Korbes 'Ot' the PhilHpplne � Islpdj,: and,H- B McCoy, committee-,., ma^fro^�fc|njIla.! arrived Vorfay 'Al*1" went to ,tait headquarters. � ^;.;y!j:''''; '-'�' 7-';';;;' ^j- ' ' ";-BOYLE'S MAJORITY 571; r TAYLOR SAVED DEPOSIT Edmonton, Alts., June 11.-OfllcuU ' declaration in Sturgeon constituency, yesterday gives Hon. John R. iloyle S * majority of 571. A Williamson Tay,. lor, Conservative candidate just mail- :r aged to save his deposit. > Vote stand-. VANCOUVER COPS AFTER PETTIPIECE Managers were busy on both sides" among tin: uninsrruc-ted delegates today, in an attempt lo learn just where they will stand on the opening ballot in the convention. Both Roosevelt and Taft adherents put forth their best arguments to these delegates in an effort to line them up with th-eir respective candidates. There is a belief that many of the delegates of this class are still willing to, be convinced as to how they should I vote, and both sides are making determined efforts to win them. A Platform Wanted Attention turned today also to the building of a platform among the president's friends. William Ba-rnes, jr., of New York, who arrived yesterday, said he would try to obtain favorable action in the resolutions committee on planks based ou the Rochester platform. Mr. Barnes distributed several copies of the Rochester platform among the delegates. (Contlncwfi on page 9). NOTED SOCIALIST ARRESTED WHILE DRUNK, IS CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED BRIBERY Vancouver, B.C., June 12.-R. P. Pettipiece,  Vancouver's best known Socialist orator, was arrested yester-,day on a ehaTge of being drunk and incapable. A more serious charge, thai: of attempting to bribe the policeman, way he brought ugainst him. Pettipiece was lately freed by an assize court jury on charges connected with the I. u. W. demonstrations in Vancouver during the winter. It is alleged by the police that Pettipiece offered tho policeman who made the arrest the sum of five dollars for his release. This was Tefused. NEW SECRETARY OF STATE FOR WAR IS COL. SEELEY London, June It.-Col. John Seeiey, hitherto under secretary of war, has been appointed secretary of .state for war, in succession to Viscount Hal-dane. YOUNG MEN WHO HAVE GONE WRONG St. Thomas, Ont., June." lL-rAlberU Lea and Morris Perry, young grandsons of a Toronto man, have been found guilty and remanded foe sentence on charges of burglary in a shoe store. Thc boys came here on Saturday from Toronto and after the. Meechan Shoe store burglary, went to London, where they stole six bicycles. J. J. HILL INDIRECTLY DENIES SOME RUMORS '�' � i",v'.' '' '/ Isn't Going to Build Canadian Road- Under Estimates the Immensity of Western Canadian Wheat Fields ing: Boyle 1173, Taylor 6Q-V t \' *'" x '�' ,'� � �.-n-.' ' . . . � i.-.'fe'ii'te ARE PROBABLY TOO < MANY APPLICANTS 7 , Ottawa, Ojnt., June 11.-The Cabinet Council sat for several hours today. As the Premier leaves for Nova,. Scotia for a week tomorrow, it wair . thought that the appointment^of a,.-chairman of the Railway Cotnn�fs*lon would be made. It was stat�d after the council, however, that the new-.' chairman will not be named until safvv ter Mr. Borden's return to the capi- ' .'tal'next'-'week. ROOSEVELT IS FOR WOMAN SUFFRAGE Oyster Bay, N\ Y., June 12. -Theodore Hoosevelt announced this afternoon, through Jessie E. Lindsay, of Denver, that he is in favor of women's suffrage in this country, and ' tha-c the platform which he will submit at the Chicago convention will contain an unequivocal declaration to this effect. � � � 4 � t M � M New York, June 12.-J. J. Hill arrived in town yesterday from his home in St. Paul, and by the end of the week will start with a party of old friends for the annual fishing trip to Canada. The journey to St. John, N. B., will be accomplished by train, and Mr. Hill's yacht, Wacouta, will be taken during the rest of his trip to Salmon River, in Labrador. Mr. Hill is fairly optimistic on the general outlook,. pronouncing the crops in the Northwest better than in three or four years at this date, but judging the volume of business being transacted in that party of the country to be only fair. Asked if a great increase in prosperity was to be witnessed, he answered: "I can't say that. It will come when the man who pays the bills is ready. He is not ready yet. No, 1 don't mean the capitalist. By the man who pays the bills, I mean anybody who has gjt more than his hands, and the clothes on his back." Reports that he had sold his Great Northern holdings to J. P. Morgan and Co., were denied by Mr.-Hill, who said he had not sold a share. ' Despatches in the West that the Great Northern was planning to build a road through Canada westward from Winnipeg, and also that an extension waB projected from Medford, a con^ nectlon with another road, wihlcb would bring the Great Northern to San Francisco, were disposed of by Mr. Hill's remark: "You might just as well say that we are going to buUd a pontoon bridge to Honolulu." It being suggested, that the rumored Winnipeg to the Coast line, according to the reports, was to be constructed with the primary object of reaching the wheat fields of Canada, Mr. Hill said: "Those wheat fields are not as big as you may think; they are no bigger than those of Montana and South Dakota." He declined to dismiss politics, or the recent official changes .on the Great Northern Company. , BROTHER TURNED AGAINST BROTHER CROWN SPRINGS SURPRISE IN MURDER CASE AND SCCUR- "' ID A CONVICTION Montreal, June U.-With every indication that' tbe crown could not make its case against thc two brothers, Henry and Frederick Seybold, charged with the murder of Margaret McCalium, alias Burceiy, May 22nd. last, Crown Prosecutor Walsh sprung . a surprise on the defence this afternoon, when after a short adjournment he discharged Henry,, stating : that there was not sufficient evidence against him, and immediately put hiio into the witness box to turn King's evidence against his brothe.r. The story told by Henry resulted in his brother Frederic being found guilty ot manslaughter, the jury returning the verdict shortly after eight o'clock tonight.  * * * PINCHER CREEK WANTS POLICE SITE Regina, SaBk., June 12.- Mayor W. Dobbie and A. H. Lynch Staunton, of Pincher Creek, Alta., yesterday Interviewed Hon. Robert Rogers and asked that the Royal Northwest Mounted Police reserve, be handed over to the town. They were promised' ?   '  �m ;